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Search: Posts Made By: Pompeyfan
Forum: P & O 17th May 2020, 20:49
Replies: 156
Views: 32,772
Posted By Pompeyfan
barlowjohn42 Great post. Look forward to...

barlowjohn42

Great post. Look forward to more Arcadia memories.
Forum: Ship Research 27th April 2020, 10:13
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By Pompeyfan
Great memories John T. I lived beneath One...

Great memories John T.

I lived beneath One Tree Hill working at the Cornwall Hospital in Cornwall Park late 60s early 70s. I climbed One Tree Hill most days. Lovely views over the Waitemata on...
Forum: Cunard 19th April 2020, 14:59
Replies: 80
Views: 16,872
Posted By Pompeyfan
Quite right Malcolm. Any idea why a submarine is...

Quite right Malcolm. Any idea why a submarine is known as a boat?
Forum: Cunard 19th April 2020, 10:43
Replies: 80
Views: 16,872
Posted By Pompeyfan
The captain of Arcadia(1954 build)was always...

The captain of Arcadia(1954 build)was always angry when passengers called his ship a boat. He told them that the only boats connected to his ship were lifeboats. I have heard other masters say the...
Forum: Say Hello 28th December 2019, 07:56
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Pompeyfan
Welcome aboard. Posts to be conducted in...

Welcome aboard.

Posts to be conducted in English language only please.
Forum: Ship Research 10th November 2019, 22:23
Replies: 24
Views: 4,342
Posted By Pompeyfan
No more abusive posts please.

No more abusive posts please.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th November 2019, 08:39
Replies: 257
Views: 51,166
Posted By Pompeyfan
Trotterdotpom was last on line on 31st October...

Trotterdotpom was last on line on 31st October 2019.
Forum: Passenger Liners 5th November 2019, 17:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By Pompeyfan
I can find nothing for 1969 but will check my...

I can find nothing for 1969 but will check my diary.
Forum: Passenger Liners 5th November 2019, 17:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By Pompeyfan
Orsova was in Auckland New Zealand on July 14th...

Orsova was in Auckland New Zealand on July 14th 1970. She left Southampton on 2nd June 1970 via the Panama. She left Auckland the same day for a Circle Pacific cruise. I was living in Auckland at...
Forum: Histories 9th September 2019, 20:05
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Pompeyfan
What has this thread got to do with Shipping...

What has this thread got to do with Shipping Discussion, History.

Politics is for Stormy Weather.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th September 2019, 19:19
Replies: 257
Views: 51,166
Posted By Pompeyfan
Malcolm Good to see you back (Thumb)

Malcolm

Good to see you back (Thumb)
Forum: Bank Line 15th July 2019, 22:37
Replies: 26
Views: 4,127
Posted By Pompeyfan
Hong Kong before handed back to China. We spent...

Hong Kong before handed back to China. We spent three days there not on Bank Line, but P&O's Canberra and 1954 built Arcadia. What a place. Junks following us into port, and setting up stalls on deck...
Forum: Vendor Deals 8th July 2019, 19:02
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Pompeyfan
Garry You have to join Stormy Weather. See...

Garry

You have to join Stormy Weather. See here:

Simply look at the top right hand side of any page, click on 'user control panel', then click on 'user control panel' in the drop-down menu. On...
Forum: Say Hello 7th April 2019, 16:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By Pompeyfan
Stewart I have deleted your e-mail address...

Stewart

I have deleted your e-mail address in line with site policy. As my colleague stated, it is not a good idea to post you e-mail address on the forums. You could be inundated with e-mails....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd March 2019, 22:47
Replies: 103
Views: 18,553
Posted By Pompeyfan
The cargo ship that changed course to assist...

The cargo ship that changed course to assist Viking Sky is reported in trouble herself with engine failure, listing, with nine crew being airlifted off.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th March 2019, 09:24
Replies: 36
Views: 5,364
Posted By Pompeyfan
John I am not missing the point as my post...

John

I am not missing the point as my post #20 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=20) clearly states.

People who dislike the new generation of cruise ships is...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th March 2019, 19:40
Replies: 36
Views: 5,364
Posted By Pompeyfan
Bob I worked on Arcadia when she became a...

Bob

I worked on Arcadia when she became a full time cruise ship, but she was still a liner in looks and accommodation, but more importantly designed as a liner, she was a good sea ship. I was on...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th March 2019, 13:20
Replies: 36
Views: 5,364
Posted By Pompeyfan
Great post. Cruise ships are indeed floating...

Great post. Cruise ships are indeed floating hotels, the monsters like MSC Bellissima floating holiday camps with everything you need on board, the ship the destination. There is so much to do,...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 31st January 2019, 16:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By Pompeyfan
Jlmmy Dickinson was a player from 1943 to 1965...

Jlmmy Dickinson was a player from 1943 to 1965 staying with the club in various roles including manger(a job he never wanted). After the war he played 48 times for England and 764 games for Pompey....
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 31st January 2019, 07:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By Pompeyfan
No, I am not too young to remember those players....

No, I am not too young to remember those players. Dougie Reid could kick the ball like a bullet, often broke the net. The ball was very hard in those days. When taking a penalty it did not matter...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th January 2019, 07:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By Pompeyfan
Yes, they are still at Fratton Park.

Yes, they are still at Fratton Park.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th January 2019, 15:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By Pompeyfan
There was a minutes applause for him at the last...

There was a minutes applause for him at the last Pompey home game. I remember seeing him play for Pompey, which dates me!

RIP Mike.
Forum: Say Hello 17th November 2018, 17:46
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By Pompeyfan
I have put it right, and merged the threads.

I have put it right, and merged the threads.
Forum: Ferries 27th August 2018, 13:52
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By Pompeyfan
Fire on Wightlink ferry

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-45322032
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 11th August 2018, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,714
Posted By Pompeyfan
Art6 I have no idea if the plant is still...

Art6

I have no idea if the plant is still there despite living on the island. I assume it is in the Forest Road area? If so, I have a feeling it is no longer used. I also do not know John...
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